This is aimed at improving security at the time of the handshake, which is when the key is being exchanged. As a result, WPA3 is poised to provide robust security even if short or weak passwords are used, i.e. those that don’t contain a combination of letters, numbers and symbols.
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A planned Defcon talk around a low-cost privacy device called ProxyHam has been cancelled.
Like many others, I was enchanted by The Hobbit (and later Lord of the Rings) at a young age - long before Peter Jackson turned J R R Tolkien's middle-earth fantasy books into a series of blockbuster movies.
Sitting in an airport you rarely frequent, you grab your laptop and snap out a couple e-mails to send, and look, there’s a free WiFi hotspot. Bang, you connect and send, and are off on your way. What you don’t know is the free WiFi may come with a price: your login credentials and network
The new wireless security protocol contains multiple design flaws that hackers could exploit for attacks on Wi-Fi passwords
As another thing to improve this year, you may want to route your focus on a device that is the nerve center of your network and, if poorly secured, the epicenter of much potential trouble
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The screens in “key locations” are back up and running again, while the airport paid no ransom to return its systems to working order
The new wireless security protocol is poised to make hacking Wi-Fi connections a whole lot harder
Our lineup may seem heavy on the defensive side, but such is the nature of game plans for warding off a range of threats lurking in cyberspace
The security implications of devices connecting and sharing data
New research into VPNFilter finds more devices hit by malware that’s nastier than first thought, making rebooting and remediating of routers more urgent.
The FBI say yes but should you follow this advice? And if you do follow it, do you know how to do so safely?
The move is part of the company’s HTTPS-everywhere vision for the internet
There is a lot of debate about Wi-Fi speeds and whether they can offer higher potential speeds than a cable connection, but in practice Ethernet connections turn out to be not only faster but also safer.
Researchers find that a great portion of popular children’s apps may run afoul of US privacy legislation by improperly collecting data – albeit often probably unintentionally. A response from Google to the unflattering findings wasn’t long in coming.
For a user, it can be difficult to figure out whether an app is malicious. First off it is always good only to install applications from the Google Play store, since most malware is still mainly spread through alternative stores.